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image of Omer Talon Philippe de Champaigne (artist)
French, 1602 - 1674
Omer Talon, 1649
oil on canvas
overall: 225 x 161.6 cm (88 9/16 x 63 5/8 in.) framed: 261.9 x 197.5 x 7 cm (103 1/8 x 77 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
1952.5.35
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From the Tour: Seventeenth-Century French Painting
Object 3 of 8

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Jean François Joly de Fleury [d. 1702], the son-in-law of the sitter;[1] the Joly de Fleury family; by inheritance to the de Buttet family, Bourget du Lac, Savoie; sold 1950 to (Rosenberg and Stiebel, Inc., New York);[2] sold 1950 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1952 to NGA.

[1] Madeleine Talon, youngest daughter of the sitter, married Joly in 1664; she died in 1684. See Guglielmo Gola, letter to Perry Cott, 6 January 1958, in NGA curatorial files.

[2] Provenance provided to the Kress Foundation by Rosenberg and Stiebel; see Kress collection records, in NGA curatorial files.

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